The Port of Columbia County is now involved in a study to ascertain how resilient the Scappoose Industrial Airpark (SIA) would be in the event of a major disaster, such as the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake Read more

The latest celebration for former Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter’s legacy has raised $1,600, which will be used to support scholarships for graduating high school seniors in Columbia County. Read more

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All the City of St. Helens city departments continued to be without computers, email and phone services late Thursday afternoon, Jan. 16. Read more

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The Community Action Team planned to open Columbia County’s only overnight weather center on Monday night, Jan. 13, for those people needing a place to get out of the cold winter conditions. Read more

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St. Helens Mayor Rick Scholl said the top issues facing the city in 2020 will be waterfront development, public works issues dealing with roads, sewer and water, and the city’s industrial properties. Read more

Oregon State University researchers have led the development of a new model for studying vitamin D’s role in infection prevention, and tests using the model suggest that vitamin D treatment can dramatically reduce the number of disease-causing bacteria in skin wounds. Read more

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The St. Helens School Board is expected to take action in February to approve a bond package amount to best update St. Helens High School and serve the St. Helens community for many years to come, according to a release from the school district. Read more

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A stolen auto suspect eluded law enforcement agents following a traffic stop and police foot chase on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8, north of Clatskanie. Read more

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D) isn’t ready to predict how the U.S. Senate will vote concerning the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Read more

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The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) reports that former St. Helens resident James Allen Smith,77, died January 2. Allen was incarcerated at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) in Pendleton and passed away in the infirmary. Read more

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When the new year rolls around, looking back on the past year is something that most organizations do, including one that many Columbia County residents may overlook: the county’s animal shelter. Read more

Cyndi Warren, district manager for the Rainier Cemetery District, along with the district’s sole employee, Kevin Crawford, sexton and manager, have known for a long time they needed more assistance with general upkeep of the district’s 12 cemeteries. Read more

The St.Helens Police and the Columbia County District Attorney's Office have released video of a shooting incident and the use of deadly force by officers against Michael Veatch on Oct.9. Read more

Months after opening for the school year, St. Helens Middle School (SHMS) students, staff and administrators have officially celebrated the completion of construction of their new school. Read more

This past summer and fall, St. Helens and other Columbia County commuters endured the traffic impact of the $5.6 million Cornelius Pass Improvement Project. Read more

A year after approving an initial sale agreement, the St. Helens City Council has voted 3 to 1, to finalize a sale agreement of an 8.35-acre parcel located at 1400 Kaster Road for an Industrial Agriculture Facility, to ACSP, LLC. Read more

Columbia County Rider, or CC Rider, the county’s public transit service, will present to the county on Jan. 8 their final recommendations about service cuts after collecting information at three public forums throughout the county last week. Read more

Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense as you head over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house for the holidays. Read more